The First Baptist Church of Fairburn is a growing, multi-ethnic congregation on the southwest side of the Atlanta metropolitan area with membership from 15 different nations. We are seeking a Next Generation Pastor to engage our students in 6th-12th grade. These students come from many backgrounds socially, economically, and ethnically and represent the great diversity of our congregation.
Basic responsibilities will include Sunday morning Bible Study, midweek Bible Study, monthly and quarterly engagements, investment in the lives of our students through their other activities, summer activities (camps, outings, missions, etc.), and engaging in the local schools. Our students range from 5 high schools, 4 middle schools, private Christian school, and homeschool communities.
Supervision of our Children’s Ministry Director is also part of this position. Further responsibilities will be that of a Pastor in the local church, building cross-generational relationships, and making disciples in our community. The Next Generation Pastor will report directly to the Lead Pastor.
As a church with a large span of ethnic diversity, we desire that our Next Generation Pastor represent the constituency of our church. We are seeking applicants who have proven track records and verified successes with African American or Hispanic student ministries. The ability to teach and apply Scripture is required for this position. Greater consideration will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience in a multi-ethnic ministry setting. It is preferable that candidates have: a, a seminary degree; b, a college degree in the field of Christian ministry; or c, be in progress to receiving one of the aforementioned degrees.
A full job description may be provided upon request. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.